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Macroeconomic consequences of the demographic and educational transition in Poland.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Authors: Kolasa, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Soon after the start of the transition to market economy in the early 1990s, Poland has experienced both a dramatic decline in the fertility rate and ...

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Major uses of land in the United States, 2012.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Bigelow, D. P. & Borchers, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The United States has a total land area of about 2.3 billion acres. In 2012, the major land uses were grassland pasture and rangeland at 655 million a...

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The nexus of irrigation-water salinity, agricultural policy and long-run water management: lessons from the case of Israel.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Kan, I. & Slater, Y. & Reznik, A. & Finkelshtain, I.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper incorporates the detrimental agronomic effects of irrigation-water salinity into an empirical economy-wide dynamic hydro-economic model to ...

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Common themes for ecologists in global issues.

Published online: 10 Jun 1999

Authors: Watson, R.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The article argues that the scientific community needs to integrate the natural sciences with the socioeconomic sciences. The development challenge is...

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Scaling up community forest enterprises in Tanzania.

Published online: 31 Jul 2019

Authors: Blomley, T. & Nelson, F. & Doulton, H. & Morgan-Brown, T. & Trupin, R.

Content type: Bulletin

Across the globe, locally controlled forestry is gaining momentum, increasingly recognised for improving environmental resource management and bringin...

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Price of prosperity: economic development and biological conservation in China.

Published online: 03 Jun 2009

Authors: He FangLiang

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

In the past three decades China has experienced fundamental changes to its economy, which have transformed it from one of the poorest countries in the...

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Evaluating the economic benefits and costs of antimicrobial use in food-producing animals.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Ryan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Antimicrobial drugs are used in food animal production for several purposes: to treat a disease outbreak, to prevent disease, and to enhance feed effi...

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Ecological and socio-economic implications of livestock-keeping systems on extensive grasslands in south-western Germany.

Published online: 06 Apr 1999

Authors: Luick, R.

Content type: Conference paper; Journal article

Germany is generally characterized by intensive agriculture. There is increasing concern about the situation of extensively used meadows and pastures ...

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Inspiring natural landscapes in a crowded country: five examples of nature-based solutions in Dutch landscapes.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Content type: Bulletin

This paper presents five examples of area development in very different landscapes in the Netherlands. These examples also illustrate the shift in the...

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On the use of agricultural system models for exploring technological innovations across scales in Africa: a critical review.

Published online: 17 Aug 2016

Authors: Rötter, R. & Sehomi, F. & Höhn, J. & Niemi, J. & Berg, M. van den

Content type: Bulletin

In this report we present results from three systematic reviews: one on the use of biophysical modelling, the second and third on the use of bio-econo...

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